Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

Harris Museum

Top five FREE things to do on a rainy day in Lancashire

As we head into the Easter holidays, with rain (and snow) around the corner, check out these free things to do indoors.
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The Boddington Arms

Former Boddingtons Arms revamp will pay tribute to speed king Donald Campbell

Speed king Donald Campbell will be honoured when a refurbished hotel in Lancashire re-opens next month.

Staff at InBev brewery in Samlesbury have raised 8,500 for St Catherines Hospice

AB InBev's brewery in Samlesbury pledge support to St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

Staff at a Lancashire brewery have donated £8,500 to St Catherine’s Hospice through a range of fund-raising activities throughout 2017 – and are excited to support the charity further this year.

Kabantu will take a journey on the high seas in Noisy Gallery

Things to do (February 16 to 19)

There's some great events happening this weekend.

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BAE's mighty Eurofighter Typhoon - built and developed on the Fylde Coast

Government urged to ‘help aerospace industry thrive’ in Lancashire

Council and enterprise chiefs have urged the Government to take action to support Lancashire’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing sector.

Sharon Jones at Samlesbury Hall

Wayward golfers in blitz on historic hall

Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was built there, but now drivers of a different kind are crashing into Samlesbury Hall.

Fire crews were called out to the incident at BAE

Smoke sparks alert at BAE site

Staff at the BAE site in Samlesbury were evacuated this morning following reports of smoke.
The Windmill Hotel on Preston New Road, near Samlesbury.

Petrol station set for ex-watering hole

The site of a former popular pub and hotel could soon be home to a petrol station and convenience store.
Trench Brothers can be found at Clitheroe Castle Museum

Things to do this week (November 3 to 9)

There's some great events happening around the region:

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Congestion building up on the M6 northbound

Multi-vehicle smash shuts two lanes of M6

Two lanes of the M6 northbound were closed for almost an hour this afternoon after a crash involving a number of vehicles.

Chingle Hall

Lancashire recommends... haunted places

As Halloween is near, the ghosts and spirits may make their presence known once again...
Betty Robinson

Happy 100th birthday to Betty Robinson

Betty Robinson has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Kath Cordingley

Keeping bees at The Bee Centre at Samlesbury Hall is more than a hobby

What do you get someone for their 44th birthday?
BAE Systems employees, Lee Bowen, Toby Macneil, Ryan Harris, Jonathan Hubbert, and Max Brace pictured half way through their 200 mile charity bike ride outside Combat Stresss Audley facility in Shropshire

BAE Systems staff cycle 200 miles to Preston in aid of Combat Stress

Five BAE Systems employees have raised more than £1,000 after cycling more than 200 miles in two days for an Armed Forces veterans’ mental health charity.
What the main training ground building could look like

PNE decision day arrives: What you need to know

The future of Preston North End's training ground masterplan will be decided by the city council's planning committee on Thursday.
Dog agility shows are sure to delight the crowds at Garstang Show

Things to do this weekend (August 4 to 7)

There's a great mix of events happening over the next few days, why not head out to one?
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BAE Systems' Warton plant

BAE’s half year results show “good progress”

Weapons giant BAE has released its half year results, which the firm says shows “good progress”.

Marion Konczak, outside the Appeal Court in London. Photo: Richard Gittins/Champion News

Single sexist comment costs one of Lancashire’s biggest employers £360,000

A manager’s “clumsy” comment to a secretary that “women take things more emotionally than men” will cost Britain’s biggest arms manufacturer £360,000.

A picture of the car involved in the crash was posted to Twitter by officers searching for four men

Hunt for four men launched in Samlesbury woodland after crash

Police are searching woodland near Preston New Road in Samlesbury after four men reportedly ran off after a car crash.
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